NACON has announced the next generation of the popular RIG 500 PRO Series and the RIG 700 Series gaming headsets. The RIG 500 PRO HC Gen 2, a multiplatform console and portable gaming headset, is now available at Gamestop. The three variants, designed for Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, and PC, become available on May 20, 2021.
Unlike the entire 500 PRO series, which are all wired, the RIG 700 PRO Series (HX and HS) provides wireless comfort with zero lag in an ultra-light design.
The full press release can be read below:
The RIG 500 PRO Gen 2 takes everything gamers love about the first generation 500 PRO and adds a few upgrades. All models of the 500 PRO Gen 2 feature a comfort-enhanced steel headband that is both highly durable and flexible while also being lightweight. Signature RIG exoskeleton earcup design isolates low distortion 50mm drivers that have been specifically tuned for immersive game audio.
RIG 500 PRO Series has a number of models for use with Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and Windows 10. The 500 PRO HC Gen 2 is available now at GameStop, with all other variants available at major retailers on 20 May:
Lastly, the RIG 700 PRO Series delivers unreal wireless comfort with zero lag in an ultralightweight design. Weighing no more than 241 grams, it remains one of the lightest wireless headsets available for Xbox and PlayStation gaming. Featuring a self-adjusting head strap along with dual-material ear cushions, the RIG 700 PRO Series provides hours of fatigue-free gaming.
- RIG 500 PRO HX Gen 2: for Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One: $69.99 (USD) / $89.96 (CAN)
- RIG 500 PRO HS Gen 2: for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4: $69.99 (USD) / $89.96 (CAN)
- RIG 500 PRO HC Gen 2: for multiplatform console and portable gaming: $69.99 (USD)
- RIG 500 PRO HA Gen 2: for PC gaming and includes longer cables and y-splitter: $79.99 (USD)
RIG 700 PRO Series has models for Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One and also PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. Both models are available exclusively at GameStop today:
- RIG 700 PRO HX: officially licensed for Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One: $119.99
- RIG 700 PRO HS: PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4: $119.99